Review (Guest): The Empire of Necessity – Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World

Greg Grandin The complexity of the moral landscape during America’s founding generation, March 2, 2014 Herbert L Calhoun “paulocal” The reader is unlikely to find a book that better contextualizes or sharpens the focus of the moral issues confronting America’s founding generation than this book. Using the metaphor of “empires of necessity,” the author shows …

Review (Guest): The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man

Luke Harding Ed Snowden and the American tribal fear meme, February 19, 2014 By  Herbert L Calhoun “paulocal”   This is a story about what one American saw atop the tip of an iceberg called the “American national security state.” In the end, Ed Snowden, a 29-year old, $200,00/year High School dropout turned Computer Systems …

Contributors

Below are listed recurring authors. One-time authors are easily searched for by name. Alias & Collective 4TH MEDIA – Anti-Empire Tough Love Truths from Varied Contributors BOOP, Betty – Serving Male Officer with  Sense of Humor BUCKY 2.0 – Dave Buck, Robert Steele, Frank Wennin, Alan Yelsey and Others DEFDOG – Serving Officer and Closet …

Review (Guest): Trail of Tears – The Story of the American Indian Removals 1813-1853

Gloria Jahoda The Acknowledged Moral low point of American History, November 4, 2013 By Herbert L Calhoun “paulocal” This review is from: Trail of Tears (Hardcover) This is an unrelenting narrative, tightly written and carefully researched of one of the lowest points in the moral history of a country whose national narrative is full of …